Celebrate July 4: Activities, crafts & recipes

Spark up your July 4 celebration with our round-up of patriotic crafts and decorations, festive recipes and San Diego's Fourth of July festivities!

SAN DIEGO FIREWORKS & FESTIVITIES

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Find Fourth of July Festivities here!

JULY 4 RECIPES

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Red, White & Blue Berry Cheesecake

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Patriotic Flag Kebobs

Star-Spangled Soda

Star-Spangled Soda

Hot Diggety Dog Brownies

Hot Diggety Dog Brownies

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Patriotic Confetti Cake Pops

Make these yummy grilled lobster tails from Sam the Cooking guy.

Sam the Cooking Guy’s Grilled Lobster Tails with Thyme Butter

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DIY DECOR, CRAFTS & MORE

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Stars & Stripes Windsocks

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Red, White & Blue Utensil Holder

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Star-Spangled Shorts

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4th of July Flip-Flops

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USA Banner Decor

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Candy-Filled Rocket Party Favors

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Patchwork Flag

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